Scholarships with Upcoming Deadlines

  • Horatio Alger Scholarship in the amount of $10,000. Deadline: October 25, 2019. The program specifically assists high school students who have faced and overcome great obstacles in their young lives. The scholarships are funded by Horatio Alger Members who, like the Scholars, have experienced challenges but ultimately overcame them to become successful business and civic leaders. 


    VFW Voice of Democracy in amounts ranging from $1,000 to $16,000. Deadline: October 31, 2019. Established in 1947, our Voice of Democracy audio-essay program provides high school students with the unique opportunity to express themselves in regards to a democratic and patriotic-themed recorded essay. The 2019-20 theme is: What Makes America Great.

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Scholarships with Future Deadlines

  • ELKS Most Valuable Student in amounts ranging from $4,000 to $50,000. Deadline: November 5, 2019. The 2020 Most Valuable Student scholarship contest is open to any high school senior who is a US Citizen. Applicants will be judged on scholarship, leadership, and financial need.


     SC Teaching Fellows Program in amounts up to $24,000 over four years. Deadline: December 1, 2019. The Program is entering its 21st year of offering the state’s brightest and best students to become South Carolina educators. This year the program welcomes Clemson University as a Teaching Fellows Institution. 

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